Wednesday, March 22, 2017
This plan will make it harder for millions of Americans to afford long-term care -- whether at home or in a nursing home -- and eliminate incentives to keep that care high-quality and community-based. It puts everyone who needs care at risk.
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Friday, October 21, 2016
even a name change, which to be truthful, has not really caught on, won't solve the problem when the imagery associated with the disease continues to be benign and misleading. As we all know, images are powerful and associating the wrong ones with the disease only helps to spread misinformation.
An exception is currently on an display in Times Square in New York: a video broadcast by the SolveME/CFS Initiative, a patient advocacy organization, which shows photos of genuine, severely ill Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) patients.
Friday, October 7, 2016
Celebrate the disability Inclusion Revolution with the us!
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Disability History and Employment Month Tele-panel
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
2:00 p.m. – 3:30p.m. Eastern
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Congressman Tony Coelho, DNC Disability Council Chairman
with Special Guest
Keep a watch out for announcement!The Democratic National Committee's Disability Council is celebration Disability History and Employment Month by hosting an interactive call with two tele-panels: Remembering Our Disability History and Future Vision for Disability Employment.Panelists:
The Remembering Our Disability History is an exciting opportunity to listen in on a conversation with some of the people who collaborated to pass the Americans with Disabilities Act and guided its promise in the last quarter century. Brush up on your history, because this is your chance to ask the questions about the things you've always wanted to know about the advancement of some of our greatest disability policy in America.
· Carolyn Osolinik, U.S. Senate Staff (retired) – former Senator Edward Kennedy
· Andy Imparato, Disability Policy Director – former Senator Tom Harkin
· Kelly Buckland, National Council on Independent Living
Then Future Vision for Disability Employment will be a slightly longer panel exploring the opportunities before us to expand opportunities for disabled youth and those in the job market. This panel will host many folks who have led the way to create jobs, improve accessibility in the work place and internships and mentoring opportunities to lift up the next generation for full integrated and equal employment.
· Joyce Bender, Bender Consulting Services, Inc.
· Jill Houghton, US Business Leadership Network
· Christine Griffin, National Disability Rights Advocate & former U.S. Department of Labor
· Tom Foley, World Institute on Disability
· Yolanda Vargas, Intern - California Foundation for Independent Living Centers
· Jamal Mazrui, AmazonAnd finally, Ted Jackson, DNC Director of Disability Community Engagement, will share recent developments for advancing disability policy through the Hillary for America campaign and supporting the Democratic ticket. By the call's end everyone will hear about chances to get involved in this election cycle that meet their needs.
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Also check out this Virtual Fundraiser Event:A virtual fundraiser on Hillary Clinton's Autism Plan featuring Representative Tony Coelho and hosted by Julie Kornack, Anna Perng and Paul Terdal will take place on Thursday, October 13, from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EDT. For more details, please contact Julie Kornack at email@example.com or Anna Perng at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Above: signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act on July 26, 1990 at the White House. Below: pictures throughout the disability rights history from rallies, marches and the 504 Protest in San Francisco., CA
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